Early Childhood Programs

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Storytimes last between 25 and 30 minutes. Participants enjoy songs and activities in addition to stories. This is a great opportunity for young children to hear good stories, learn, and have fun.

Please note: Advance registration is not necessary. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Session: June 14—July 22

Babytime (Ages 0-24 months): Thursdays at 9:30. Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.

Rhymetime (Ages 18 months and up): Fridays at 9:30 and 10:30. Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3 and up): Tuesdays at 10:30. Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.

More Early Childhood Events

  • Calling All Kindergartners!
    When: Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Make the Library the first stop in your exciting journey to elementary school! Kids will have a storytime and craft while adults get a special tour of Library resources for kindergartners. This is the perfect time to register for a library card if you don't already have one. Kindergartners with an adult. Registration starts August 6 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, August 13 for nonresidents.
  • Calling All Kindergartners!
    When: Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Make the Library the first stop in your exciting journey to elementary school! Kids will have a storytime and craft while adults get a special tour of Library resources for kindergartners. This is the perfect time to register for a library card if you don't already have one. Kindergartners with an adult. Registration starts August 6 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, August 13 for nonresidents.

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